Category Archives: Dungeon Magazine

Dungeon Magazine – Final Retrospective

This will be long. I beg your understanding for my verbosity hypocrisy; this is the product of four years work. I have now reviewed every adventure in every print issue of Dungeon Magazine. I started in August of 2013, after … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 126-150

Again, if I don’t list an issue it’s because there was nothing too notable about it. Dungeon 128 Shut-In is a delightful little urban adventure. Guarding a little old ladies house, the thing has more atmosphere than, say, every Ravenloft … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 101-125

A reminder: if I don’t list an issue then it doesn’t have enough redeeming qualities for me to mention it. I didn’t accidentally skip them. Dungeon 104 Dragon Hunters has some nice faction play in it and perhaps some murky … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 76-100

Dungeon 76 Fruit of the Vine featured a house overrun by a vine creeper. The core of the encounters were good but WAAAYYYY too much text. Some folks like Mertymane’s Road. I found the terrain and weather effects tedious and … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 51-75

It should be noted that even the decent/good adventures have The Usual Dungeon problems. Dungeon 51 Nbod’s Room is an interesting little piece. Describing a haunted room in an inn, it’s actually a locale for the party to visit over … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 26-50

Dungeon 26 The Inheritance is one of the stronger Dungeon adventures, featuring an assault on a small keep/manor taken over by humanoids. It’s got a decent sandbox feel to it and, with work, could be a home base for the … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine Summary: Issues 1 through 25

I’m trying to write up my notes and finish up my Dungeon reviews, so you can expect a few more of these as I work on 25 issues a week. Then I’ll write up a grand summary and be done … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine #150

I made it. I fucking made it! I’m not proud of the lack of analysis some of these adventures got, but, fuck man, THEY SUCK. Kill Bargle By Jason Bulmahn Level 3 WoW! A non-shitty adventure in the final issue! … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine #149

Not as bad as I was expecting for issue 149. Nice ideas, poorly implemented. War of the Wielded By Richard Pett Level 5 Well, you don’t see that everyday. I tend to like things stretched to their logical conclusion, or … Continue reading

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Dungeon Magazine #148

The Automatic Hound By James L. Sutter Level 4 A beast stalks a village. Killing it just causes it to return the next night. The party has to figure out that the body of a recently dead boy needs to … Continue reading

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